Law Religion Culture Review

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Wednesday, May 23, 2007

Smile for the Camera!

During a recent trial, my worthy opponent placed an undated photograph in front of a witness who was not featured in the picture.

And then asked the case-cracker, “Isn’t your father smiling in the photo?”

At this point, the judge couldn’t contain himself any further at this irrelevancy. “Isn't that what you're supposed to do in a photo--smile?” “What does that prove?”